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The Music Institute of Chicago, transforming lives through music education for 85 years, is giving ...
Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez recognized members of a drunk driving prevention organization and ...
A Chicago man has been sentenced to 85 years in prison for the murder of ...
  $43.8 million contract for station improvements meets goals for DBE participation, includes local firms CHICAGO, IL ...
The Illinois Arts Council Agency is pleased to announce current funding opportunities for ...
Bill now goes to the President for his signature WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators ...
  Recipients will be honored during CBCF's Phoenix Awards Annual Dinner, which concludes four-day conference   Award recipients are: ...
Strayer University leadership under fire for racial discrimination and abuse of power  By Sandra ...
Atlanta, GA (BlackNews.com) -- Atlanta-based Urban Business Institute (www.UrbanBusinessInstitute.com) assists aspiring entrepreneurs to successfully ...
CHICAGO, IL - At Lumity's annual dinner and networking event Tuesday, Lumity and Accenture ...

Stimulate the Mind: Read A Good Book

Chicago, IL - This is the ideal time to stock up on books by Author & Publisher Juanita Bratcher. Bratcher has been an Award-Winning Journalist and Publisher for 41 years. These books also make great gifts for any occasions. All books ...
Stimulate the Mind: Read A Good Book

Team PETAL et al Creates Two Video Games During Global Game Jam’s Annual Event in North Carolina

Team PETAL et al. completed another Global Game Jam successfully during this year’s annual event in North Carolina PETAL et al’s team jammed the weekend (January 20 - 22, 2017) at the UNC Chapel Hill site in North Carolina. The team ...
Team PETAL et al Creates Two Video Games During Global Game Jam’s Annual Event in North Carolina

PETAL et al. and CopyLine Magazine Executives Inspire Percy Julian Students on Career Goals During Junior Achievement Event

[caption id="attachment_93265" align="alignleft" width="300"] Pictured above: Juanita Bratcher, Editor & Publisher, Copyline Magazine and Ashley L. Thompson, Operations Manager, Junior Achievement of Chicago[/caption] PETAL et al., in collaboration with CopyLine Magazine, was a guest presenter for Junior Achievement at Percy L. ...
PETAL et al. and CopyLine Magazine Executives Inspire Percy Julian Students on Career Goals During Junior Achievement Event

Real Men Cook’s 2016 Father’s Day Celebration Expands to 27 to Forward Mission

Real Men Cook  -- Chicago's premiere urban Father's Day charity event - will depart from past years' formats by holding the much-anticipated event at 27 venues citywide/suburbanwide. These individual celebrations will be hosted by agencies and entities committed to the ...
Real Men Cook’s 2016 Father’s Day Celebration Expands to 27 to Forward Mission

Former Deputy Police Superintendent Ira Harris Dies

Ira Harris, former Deputy police Superintendent of the Chicago Police Department, whose law enforcement career spanned several decades, died December 4, 2017. Harris, a longtime law enforcement professional who served a long, distinguished career with the City of Chicago, was born ...
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National Urban League President Responds to President Trump’s Criticism of National Anthem Protests

National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial issued the following statement in response to President Trump's criticism of athletes who symbolically protest by kneeling during the National Anthem:    "Rather than disparaging Colin Kaepernick and other athletes in vulgar terms, ...
25 September 2017 I Read the full story

2nd Annual ASN Comedy Showcase Fundraiser on August 19th

Seats Are Limited. Make Sure to Buy Your Tickets Now! Click Here to Purchase Tickets Come join the Alternative School Network for an evening of laughter at our 2nd Annual Comedy Show Fundraiser. We have a night full of Chicago's best comedians, cash ...
10 August 2017 I Read the full story

Malcolm X Scholarship for “Exceptional Courage” Now Open to African American Students

Nationwide (BlackNews.com) -- The Malcolm X Scholarship for "Exceptional Courage" is directed towards undergraduate students, who are enrolled at one of the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) institutions. The scholarship was developed by award-winning filmmaker Spike Lee ...
25 September 2017 I Read the full story
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NAACP Files Lawsuit Against State of Indiana for Voting Rights Violations

August - 14 - 2017 Reporter: Admin Respond

The NAACP will participate as a plaintiff in case challenging Indiana’s SB 220  BALTIMORE (August 10, 2017) – Today, the Indiana State Conference of the NAACP filed a lawsuit against the State of Indiana, its general assembly, and various election officials challenging Indiana’s SB 220 as violating Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act of […]

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National Urban League Statement on Charlotesville

August - 14 - 2017 Reporter: Admin Respond

  NEW YORK  —  National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial issued the following statement on the violence in Charlottesville, VA: “Horrifying expressions of white supremacy and Nazi sympathies sadly are nothing novel in the United States, even in the 21st Century.  What is shocking is that these demonstrations – with apparent deliberate […]

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Chicago Ignores Community Advocacy to Strengthen Sanctuary City Policy, Uses DOJ Lawsuit to Bolster Image

August - 10 - 2017 Reporter: Admin Respond

In response to the lawsuit filed yesterday by the City of Chicago against the Department of Justice (DOJ) over the threat issued to cities that provide common-sense protections to immigrants from deportation, the Chicago Immigration Working Group, a local coalition of organizations that has been working on strengthening Chicago’s Welcoming City Ordinance, issued the following […]

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NAACP Challenges President Trump Advisory Commission on Election Integrity

August - 10 - 2017 Reporter: Admin Respond

BALTIMORE – The NAACP vehemently opposes President Trump’s Advisory Commission on Election Integrity as a thinly veiled attempt to suppress the votes of American citizens, especially those of color. The Commission has requested a wide range of voter data from all 50 states, as well as D.C., under the guise of curtailing fictitious widespread voter […]

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State Rep. Harper: Gov. Rauner’s Phony Education Funding Plan Robs Local Children to Reward Wealthy Schools

August - 10 - 2017 Reporter: Admin Respond

  CHICAGO, IL – Gov. Bruce Rauner is attempting to rewrite fair education funding legislation to favor his wealthy schools at the expense of local students, state Rep. Sonya Harper, D-Chicago, said Monday:     “Our area is home to some of the most under-funded schools in the country. There’s no reason our children shouldn’t […]

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Madigan Opposes EPA’s Proposed Illegal Delay of Rule Limiting Methane Emissions

August - 10 - 2017 Reporter: Admin Respond

Madigan & Coalition Say Rule Prevents Greenhouse Gas Emissions from New Sources in Oil & Gas Sector   CHICAGO, IL – Attorney General Lisa Madigan today joined with 13 other attorneys general, the state of Colorado, and the city of Chicago to submit comments in opposition to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed 27-month compliance delay of an […]

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Personal PAC and Men4Choice Join Forces to Recruit Men in Fight for Women’s Access to Safe, Affordable Reproductive Health Care

August - 10 - 2017 Reporter: Admin Respond

  Campaign designed to engage men to join fight to protect women’s reproductive rights, calling out anti-choice politicians and policies   CHICAGO, IL – On August 9, the Illinois-based pro-choice advocacy organizations Personal PAC and Men4Choice have partnered to launch “CallBullshit” or “CallBS,” a first-of-its-kind campaign that employs provocative, creative tactics to empower men to […]

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Rep. Stratton Urges Gov. Rauner to Stop Politically Posturing, Enact Fair School Funding Reform

August - 10 - 2017 Reporter: Admin Respond

  CHICAGO, IL – State. Rep. Juliana Stratton, D-Chicago, issued the following statement regarding Gov. Bruce Rauner’s attempt to rewrite fair education funding to benefit wealthy schools at the expense of local students:   “The governor’s attempt to rewrite fair education funding is really an attempt to rob local students and further enrich wealthy school […]

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National Urban League Statement on Justice Department Intent to Undo Affirmative Action in College Admissions

August - 10 - 2017 Reporter: Admin Respond

  WASHINGTON, DC – National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial issued the following statement in response to reports that the U.S. Department of Justice, under the direction of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, intends to challenge the application of affirmative action in college admissions: “Once again, we in the civil rights community find […]

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2nd Annual ASN Comedy Showcase Fundraiser on August 19th

August - 10 - 2017 Reporter: Admin Respond

Seats Are Limited. Make Sure to Buy Your Tickets Now! Click Here to Purchase Tickets Come join the Alternative School Network for an evening of laughter at our 2nd Annual Comedy Show Fundraiser. We have a night full of Chicago’s best comedians, cash bar, and a silent auction. Comedians include Wildcat, Leon Rogers, Jeremiah Frazier and others! Grab your […]

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Welcome to CopyLine Magazine! The first issue of CopyLine Magazine was published in November, 1990, by Editor & Publisher Juanita Bratcher. CopyLine’s main focus is on the political arena – to inform our readers and analyze many of the pressing issues of the day - controversial or otherwise. Our objectives are clear – to keep you abreast of political happenings and maneuvering in the political arena, by reporting and providing provocative commentaries on various issues. For more about CopyLine Magazine, CopyLine Blog, and CopyLine Television/Video, please visit juanitabratcher.com, copylinemagazine.com, and oneononetelevision.com. Bratcher has been a News/Reporter, Author, Publisher, and Journalist for 33 years. She is the author of six books, including “Harold: The Making of a Big City Mayor” (Harold Washington), Chicago’s first African-American mayor; and “Beyond the Boardroom: Empowering a New Generation of Leaders,” about John Herman Stroger, Jr., the first African-American elected President of the Cook County Board. Bratcher is also a Poet/Songwriter, with 17 records – produced by HillTop Records of Hollywood, California. Juanita Bratcher Publisher

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